Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - Downtown Reviews
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One of The Best Backpackers I have ever stayed In! Great Location, Regular social events, have decent food and drinks, Good shared bathrooms and door rooms. Book the Cast away tour to Ha Long Bay through the backpackers you will not regret it !!
It's a party hostel for backpackers. If you want a calm hostel, go somewhere else. But if you wanna party or find trips for young people, this is the perfect place. What's more, the hotel is very clean and safe.
Great party hostel, dorm price is reasonable but tours are overpriced. Staff is not very careful but it should be very difficult to work when it is very loud.
Such a great hostel, very social and clean with really comfy beds.
A very lively place, great to meet people and very close to a lot of the main attractions of the city, awesome bathrooms and rooms are very clean and spacious
Amazing hostel. Great facilities. Great Location. Good chill out room. Lots of social people and a decent free breakfast. Custom made beds with lockers and security boxes which you can charge your stuff in. Literally has everything you need. Did free walking tour from here and it was good. It is a party hostel so it gets loud at night but it's fun and gets people involved but don't expect to sleep before 11 as he music is loud. Only one negative is the majority of the computers don't work.
Amazing hostel! Super friendly staff, great atmosphere and it's relatively clean. Close to good street food and markets, haylong bay castaway was wicked. I was travelling alone and the staff were so helpful. It's a great place to meet people! Would deffo stay here again!!
Amazing hostel! Great location, great atmosphere and very helpful staff! Definitely would recommend staying here!
Would highly recommend. Great atmosphere.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Staff are impatient and unhelpful. The guests are loud and drunk. The room doors slam as soon as you let go of them, making it impossible to sleep, especially with all the guests being so inconsiderate
great place to meet people. castaway tour was something else lol
If you want to spill some beers this is the place for you! Partaay hostel! Good atmosphere though, 5th floor is good for chilling out on, pool table, TV, computers. And you will have to use the computers as the WIFI is pretty pants.
Awesome place to stay if you're a backpacker looking to party. Great vibe, great people, great parties.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Stayed at the Downtown branch. Great room, beds and bathroom facilities. The lockers under the bed are a major plus. I had initially booked all my tours with the travel desk only to realise the markup at Hanoi Backpackers was almost 2x the price offered by tour agencies outside for almost the same packages/itineraries. I cancelled the tours eventually. Aside from that, this is definitely a party hostel! Common area feels like a club post 8pm and the daily pub crawl is a must do!
The Halong bay trip is great fun but we left the hostel feeling like it was just a money making machine - e.g. washing cost twice as much as everywhere else in Vietnam; being told not to bring our own alcohol to Halong to make sure we had to buy their own relatively expensive alcohol on the island. Also be warned - both food and cleanliness are poor on the island for the Halong bay trip (the latter is understandable given the ubiquitous sand, but many people found it near intolerable).
Very busy and efficient hostel. A very big and popular hostel.
Great hostel for party vibe and everyone recommends it. Reception staff can be quite rude though and the tours are very overpriced.
We had an awesome time at Hanoi Backpackers - Downtown! It definitely lived up to its promise as a party hostel. Super helpful staff, good free breakfast, clean rooms and bathrooms, and easy booking of tours. The hostel failed to pick us up at the airport though since we arrived at 12:30 AM. We were also downgraded from an 8-bed mixed dorm to a 12-bed mixed dorm and WiFi connection in 2nd floor is crappy. Castaways tour is a MUST-TRY! Beer is not free on the booze cruise though.
Amazing helpful and fun staff. Great food. Comfortable beds. Clean bathrooms. Party hostel but still a place where you can rest a get a good night sleep. Wanna meet new friends and have the time of your life.. this is THE HOSTEL. Castaway tour with them its a must. Thanks for everything guys. BUFFALO !! Diego, Chile
This is absolutely the place to go in Hanoi. The Ha Long Bay tour they run is a lot of fun. Its a party for sure.